Louis XV of France has been betrothed to the Spanish Infanta
Mariana Victoria for the past four years, but he needs an heir,
which she is too young to give him. He now dismisses her from his
court. This angers Spain, which as a result makes diplomatic
overtures to the Holy Roman Emperor.
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Editors. "Louis XV dismisses the Spanish Infanta due to marry him". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 April 2011
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